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As a spiritual person, nature for me has always been a healing place. Going back all the way to my childhood on the farm, the fields and forests were places of adventure and self-discovery. Animals were companions and friends, and the world moved at a slower, more rational pace than the bustling cities where I'd resided my adult life.
Emotions are one of the main things that derail communication. Once people get upset at one another, rational thinking goes out of the window.
Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity.
Jonathan Safran Foer
Boston is an oasis in the desert, a place where the larger proportion of people are loving, rational and happy.
Julia Ward Howe
He who threatens us will find us deaf to his threats. We are willing to listen only to rational arguments.
Insanity - a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world.
R. D. Laing
Make women rational creatures, and free citizens, and they will quickly become good wives; - that is, if men do not neglect the duties of husbands and fathers.
A king is always a king - and a woman always a woman: his authority and her sex ever stand between them and rational converse.
I am an Epicurean. I consider the genuine (not the imputed) doctrines of Epicurus as containing everything rational in moral philosophy which Greek and Roman leave to us.
A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.
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Well, love is insanity. The ancient Greeks knew that. It is the taking over of a rational and lucid mind by delusion and self-destruction. You lose yourself, you have no power over yourself, you can't even think straight.
When men sow the wind it is rational to expect that they will reap the whirlwind.
Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.
What people fear most about tragedy is its randomness - a taxi cab jumps the curb and hits a pedestrian, a gun misfires and kills a bystander. Better to have some rational cause and effect between incident and injury. And if cause and effect aren't possible, better that there at least be some reward for all the suffering.
People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind.
William Butler Yeats
At all events, arbitration is more rational, just, and humane than the resort to the sword.
The concept of historical necessity is the product of rational thought and arrived in Russia by the Western route. The idea of the noble savage, of an inherently good human nature hampered by bad institutions, of the ideal state, of social justice and so forth - none of these originated or blossomed on the banks of the Volga.
I have often thought that if a rational Fascist dictatorship were to exist, then it would choose the American system.
The muse, the beloved, and duende are three ways of thinking of what is the source of poetry, and all three seem to me different names or different ways to think about something that is not entirely reasonable, not entirely subject to the will, not entirely rational.
Anything that gives us new knowledge gives us an opportunity to be more rational.
Herbert A. Simon
From inside where I live, I feel like I just perceive events in a certain rational way. I often find it sad or poignant, and it may not make me laugh a bit. But I don't mind inventing a portrait that allows others to laugh if that's what they want to do.
I'll wager there isn't a human being on earth who doesn't believe in luck, however rational they pretend to be in public life. In reality, most of human life is luck - and, of course, its darker, more prevalent opposite. One only has to live long enough to experience both.
Rational thoughts never drive people's creativity the way emotions do.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
In it not easy to remain rational and normal mentally in such a setting where, even in our airport in Montgomery, there is a white waiting room... There are restroom facilities for white ladies and colored women, white men and colored men. We stand outside after being served at the same ticket counter instead of sitting on the inside.
Rational behavior requires theory. Reactive behavior requires only reflex action.
W. Edwards Deming
A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational.
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